Carl Thomas Wikstrom
July 30, 1945 – November 1, 2016
Carl Thomas Wikstrom, age 71, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.
Born in Staten Island, NY on July 30, 1945, Mr. Wikstrom was the son of the late Carl Thomas and Elsa (LaForge) Wikstrom. He proudly served his country as a member of the Army National Guard. Mr. Wikstrom made his career with JP Morgan Chase Bank from 1963 until 1998, retiring as Assistant Vice President. Following his retirement, he also worked at Porter Chevrolet.
He enjoyed classic cars, and was especially fond of his 1970 Plymouth Duster. A Civil War enthusiast, Mr. Wikstrom enjoyed learning all he could about the era’s history. Above all else, he was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be very dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Wikstrom was preceded in death by his son, Thomas C. Wikstrom. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sharon E. (Todd) Wikstrom of Elkton, MD; children, Kevin A. Wikstrom (Keely) and Beth Solano (Dave); and grandchildren, Tyler and Madeline Wikstrom and David and Megan Solano.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.